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Patralekha Chatterjee | Child marriage law in Raj: Why is civil society quiet?

Ironically, a BJP leader from Madhya Pradesh had once publicly pushed the cause of early marriages

23 Sep 2021 11:40 PM

Forced sex with minor wife not criminal act: Govt defends rape law to protect marriage

The rape law under section 375 of the IPC, has an exception clause that says sex by a man with his wife, not below 15 years, is not rape.

10 Aug 2017 12:08 PM

PAC report slams poor implementation of Child Marriage Prevention Act

The state government records say that between 2010-13, there were only 45 cases of child marriage.

08 Apr 2017 5:31 PM